Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Spicy Chickpea Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

2 X 400 g

3 tablespoons

2 medium

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

2

1/2 teaspoon

2 large

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

2 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

Cans of chickpeas

Ghee, oil or butter

Onions, finely chopped

Fresh ginger, grated

Garlic, crushed

Green chilies, seeded and finely chopped

Ground turmeric

Well ripened tomatoes, seeded and chopped

Ground coriander

Garam masala

Lemon juice

Fresh chopped coriander leaves

Method :
  • Drain the chickpeas, reserving the liquid.

  • Heat the ghee in a large pan.

  • Add the onion, ginger, garlic, chili and turmeric and cook over medium heat until the onion is soft and golden.

  • Add the tomato and cook until soft.

  • Add the coriander and chickpeas and cook for 10 minutes.

  • Add 1 cup of the reserved liquid and cook for a further 10 minutes.

  • Add the garam masala, lemon juice and coriander, and cook gently for 3 minutes, adding more liquid if needed to make a sauce.

  • Pour the chickpeas into a serving dish and serve with steamed white rice.

 

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